Saving the camel and people’s livelihoods: Building a multi-stakeholder platform for the conservation of the camel in Rajasthan

Proceedings of an International Conference held on 23–25 November 2004 in Sadri. Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan, Sadri, Rajasthan, India.
Camel specialists from around the world discussed how to make camel keeping more profitable and attractive, so the decline in camel numbers in Rajasthan can be halted.

  • Title: Saving the camel and people’s livelihoods: Building a multi-stakeholder platform for the conservation of the camel in Rajasthan
  • Author: Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan / Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan / 2004
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    Indigenous knowledge about animal breeding, traditional communities and the State of the World Report

    Leaflet advocating that indigenous knowledge, pastoralists and other traditional livestock keeping communities be recognized in policies and databases on livestock.

  • Title: Indigenous knowledge about animal breeding, traditional communities and the State of the World Report
  • Author: League for Pastoral Peoples, Intermediate Technology Development Group East Africa, and Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / Intermediate Technology Development Group / Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan / 2004
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    The Karen commitment: Pastoralist/Indigenous Livestock Keepers’ Rights

    Leaders of traditional livestock and pastoral communities, government representatives, civil society organizations with a focus on livestock genetic resources, academics and livestock researchers met in Karen, Kenya on 27–30 October, 2003. They issued a statement calling on governments and relevant international bodies to recognize the contribution of pastoralists to food and livelihood security, environmental services and domestic animal diversity and to conserving and sustainable use of animal genetic resources. They called for an international legally-binding recognition of inalienable Livestock Keepers’ Rights and the Rights of their communities.

  • Title: The Karen commitment: Pastoralist/Indigenous Livestock Keepers’ Rights
  • Author: LPP / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / Intermediate Technology Development Group / 2005
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